A Gastronomic Journey in Avalon: Exploring Four Standout Modern American Dishes
In this article, we explore four contemporary American cuisines available in Avalon. Have you had the chance to savor any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
City Crew Addresses Infrastructure Issues: Sinkhole, Damaged Sewer Main, and City Hall Renovations
The city's Public Works Crew has been addressing several infrastructure problems, including a large sinkhole near 225 Hiawatha. The sinkhole resulted from a blocked old storm drain that redirected storm water, causing soil erosion under the street. The crew is working to excavate the area, uncover the sinkhole, and fix the erosion problem. Once the area is filled, the street will be repaired.
Avalon renews planning contract
The City Council recently authorized the city manager to hire Sagecrest Planning and Environmental, LLC, for another year. The contract is to provide planning services. The cost: a maximum of $150,000. This was a Consent Calendar item on the Feb. 20 agenda. Consent items are voted on collectively, without discussion...
Another storm headed for Southern California
Another storm is headed toward Southern California beginning Friday night. The National Weather Service said residents could expect light to moderate rain through Sunday with “brief heavy showers” on Saturday
Palos Verdes neighbors scared to lose homes as rain comes in
Neighbors in Palos Verdes were worried about losing their homes in landslides and mudslides as erosion from incoming rain continued to plague the area Saturday. "You have to understand that all this water is like a glass overfilled and we are watching the spillage of that water right now," said Eva Albja, a homeowner. "It's scary. We're all scared of losing our homes." From Rancho Palos Verdes to Rolling Hills, there are cracks in the ground, buckling roads, and damaged homes. Plastic tarps and sandbags are all over the area. "Everyone is crying at times. It's emotional because this is our homes," said Albja. "We've lived here for over 20 years." The continued moisture is leaving little time for the soil to dry out between storms, neighbors said. Residents are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to intervene as they struggle to cope with the aftermath of each destructive storm.
Volunteers scour seafloor for debris
Annual Harbor Clean Up removes thousands of pieces. Hundreds of divers and support crew volunteers pulled nearly 1,400 pounds of debris from Avalon Bay on Saturday. It was the annual Avalon Harbor Cleanup, the one-day divers are allowed in the bay area, but they also scoured the sea floor at Step Beach and Casino Point to try and remove some of the human debris that accumulates in the ocean around Catalina Island throughout the years.
Rain returns to SoCal, prompting landslide concerns, wind warnings
As a new storm system douses Southern California, communities like Rancho Palos Verdes, still reeling from extensive damage inflicted by torrential rain in February, are bracing for potential landslides. Sherry Bojorquez, a local who experienced the events firsthand, spoke of the stark overnight transformations in her neighborhood. “This neighborhood has...
DFW still reviewing mule deer permit
Online petitions continue to gather signatures against the proposed eradication of Catalina Island’s mule deer population. The state government hasn’t made a decision on the proposal. Meanwhile, the Catalina Island Conservancy this week announced on their Facebook page that the Conservancy will hold Community Conversations on March 1,...
Weddings at SoCal’s glass chapel cost $6K. But there’s not enough cash to save it
LOS ANGELES - In the last year, the Instagram-famous Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes has held an estimated 400 weddings in the glass-walled structure overlooking the ocean, costing each couple $5,400 - and more if they scheduled their nuptials on a weekend or opted for the floral or candle add-ons.
Villanueva, RPV Mayor Look to Unseat Hahn from LACo Board of Supervisors
LOS ANGELES - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is looking to return to elected office in Tuesday's election, taking on incumbent county Supervisor Janice Hahn, who is also being challenged by Rancho Palos Verdes Mayor John Cruikshank. The District 4 seat represents more than 50 communities, including Artesia,...
Seafood Lover's Paradise: Exploring Avalon's Top 3 Seafood Restaurants
In this article, we explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Avalon. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Road collapsing due to weather damage in Rancho Palos Verdes
Repairs crews are working feverishly to fix a road that is collapsing due to weather damage on the Palos Verdes Peninsula as another storm bears down on Southern California. KTLA's Rachel Menitoff reports. Feb. 29, 2024.
Sheriff’s Log: Feb. 22 to Feb. 28, 2024
The following is the Avalon’s Sheriff’s Stations significant incidents report for the period of Feb. 22 to Feb. 28, 2024. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Many people who are arrested do not get prosecuted in the first place and many who are prosecuted do not get convicted.
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Rancho Palos Verdes!
Rancho Palos Verdes, California, is known for its luxurious real estate offerings, and recently, three properties in the area were sold at staggering prices. Let's take a closer look at these exclusive properties that boast breathtaking views and top-notch amenities.
Tickets On Sale for Catalina Island Conservancy
CATALINA ISLAND— The Catalina Island Conservancy will host the annual Conservancy Ball on April 20 from 6-11 p.m. and tickets are now on sale. The Conservancy has been dedicated to preserving the island’s ecosystem for over 50 years. This event aims to showcase the beauty of Catalina Island while promoting inclusivity and environmental protection.
Local Alert: Chandler Trail Section Closed for Drainage Repairs
The Chandler Trail on the west side of Palos Verdes Drive East is closed until further notice for drainage repairs. Trail Closed from Chandler Ranch Road to Clubview Lane.Visit here for more details.
Join Celebration for Hollywood’s Biggest Night at the Avalon Theatre
Guests will get to experience the excitement of Hollywood’s biggest night with a live broadcast at the Avalon Theatre on March 10, from 5 to 9:00 p.m. Be among the first to discover who will take home the coveted Best Picture of the Year award in the historic Avalon Theatre.
City of Rancho Palos Verdes to Consider Site Plan Review on Indian Peak Road
The Director of Community Development of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes will consider an application for the following project: SITE PLAN REVIEW WITH NEIGHBORHOOD COMPATABILITY (CASE NO. PLSR2023-0228)Visit here for more details.
Peninsula March 2024 Calendar
Easter message by Pastor Nathan Hoff, Trinity Lutheran Church. Sunday, March 31, 6 a.m. Gates open at 5 a.m. Refreshments served prior to service. Easter offerings will be donated to Walk With Sally. (310) 521-4460. 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes. St. John Fisher Catholic Church. Holy Thursday, March...
The iconic Wayfarers Chapel may have to close because of mudslide damage
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